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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dimly, indistinctly(adverb)

    in a dim indistinct manner

    "we perceived the change only dimly"

  2. pallidly, palely, dimly(adverb)

    in a manner lacking interest or vitality

    "a palely entertaining show"

  3. dimly, murkily(adverb)

    with a dim light

    "a dimly lit room"

Wiktionary

  1. dimly(Adverb)

    in a dim manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dimly(adverb)

    in a dim or obscure manner; not brightly or clearly; with imperfect sight

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dimly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dimly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of dimly in a Sentence

  1. Edwin P. Whipple:

    An epigram often flashes light into regions where reason shines but dimly.

  2. Thomas Carlyle:

    Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.

  3. Richard Whately:

    In our judgment of human transactions, the law of optics is reversed, we see most dimly the objects which are close around us.

  4. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    We see but dimly through the mists and vapors Amid these earthly damps What seem to us but sad, funeral tapers May be heaven's distant lamps.

  5. Carlyle:

    It is no very good symptom, either of nations or individuals, that they deal much in vaticination. Happy men are full of the present, for its bounty suffices them; and wise men also, for its duties engage them. Our grand business undoubtedly is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what clearly lies at hand.

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